Cymbidium Orchid Care

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The worst parenting advice I ever heard

When you are pregnant, you become a magnate for unsolicited parenting advice. (This is one of those laws of nature like gravity or the inverse velocity equation of children and is unavoidable.)...more

How Choose, Store, Chop, and Cook Onions

Onions are a kitchen staple in the kitchen: Whether minced, diced, or sliced, they appear in almost every dish we cook. You can prepare them in all sorts of ways, and you can find them in almost every cuisine. Onions hold up well. They are often the first item on an ingredient list when starting to cook a recipe, and they're one of the vegetables that takes the most time to cook. ...more

College Hacks

Hey guys, I have been getting a lot of questions about how community college is, so I have come up with a few tips to "survive". For me, college kinda freaked me out because I didn't know what to expect. I went into it with my sister and we took a lot of the same classes so it was good to have someone there with me. My second semester I decided to do online and travel a whopping five minutes to the communiversity down the road. This helped a lot with my full-time work schedule. ...more

Organize Your Drawers With These Simple Folding Tips (VIDEOS)

If you're like me, your drawers are always a mess. They start off, all neat and organized, but it doesn't take long that the clothes inside become disorganized and that I can't find anything. Well, Melissa Maker from Clean My Space, has found a way to solve this problem....more

Race Day - The Ins & Outs

You've done it. You've finally signed up for the BIG race. You followed a training plan. Your nutrition and hydration have been in check. You're injury free. You're excited. As you start to lay out you gear and flat outfit you start to fret about the race. So many what ifs enter your mind....more

How to Mentally Prep for the BIG Race

How many of you have heard the saying "Running is 90% mental"? I think about that quote all.the.time when I begin training for a race. If you've been following along with Unapologetically You for awhile, you know all about my anxiety issues and how they affected my training for the Myrtle Beach Marathon last year....more

Top 10 Hospital Bag Essentials

So…your bundle of joy is on the way.  You’re down to your last few months or in most cases, weeks of pregnancy.   Do you have your hospital bag packed?  No? Well, you’re not alone. Me neither!...more

Tips for Preventing Moving Fraud

It took months to plan our family's relocation. From the moment my husband accepted a new job in Philadelphia in early March to our move date of June 28, we had been making decision after decision about leaving Massachusetts where we had lived most of our adult lives. We wrapped up the last installment of our Massachusetts life saying goodbye to friends who had grown into family, selling our home of nine years, and packing up our household....more